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corner

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkɔːnər/
POINT A2 the point or area where two lines, walls, or roads meet: the corner of the table There was a television in the corner of the room. The restaurant is on/at the corner of Ross Street and Mill Road. Write your name in the top right-hand corner of the answer sheet.Describing angles, lines and orientationsRoad surfaces and features
PLACE a part of a larger area, often somewhere quiet or far away: He lives in a beautiful corner of northern California.Edges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects
FOOTBALL a kick or hit taken from the corner of the field in some games, especially footballFootball/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sportsHockeyGeneral terms used in ball sportsGeneral terms used in ball sports
from/out of the corner of your eye If you see something out of the corner of your eye, you just see it, but do not look at it directly.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
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